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2009-04-17 13:00:12

Police in Oakland, Calif., say two boys, ages 8 and 10, armed with a BB gun demanded money and candy during a convenience store robbery. Oakland police spokesman Officer Jeff Thomason said the two boys, whose identities were not reported, showed the store's clerk their firearm during Thursday's robbery while demanding money, gum and Push Pops, The Oakland (Calif.) Tribune said Friday. Thomason said while the gun used by the boys in Thursday's robbery was a basic BB gun that did not mean it...


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.